How F1's American nightmare happened

How F1's American nightmare happened

A decade on from one of Formula 1's most damaging days, ADAM COOPER revists the 2005 United States Grand Prix, and speaks to the key players in what ultimately became a six-car race

The 2005 United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis was an unhappy chapter in motorsport's history. It caused serious damage to Formula 1's image in a key market, one in which Bernie Ecclestone had tried for so long to gain a foothold.

Indeed, some of the key players are keen to forget that the nightmare took place.

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